International flights back at MCIA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incoming international flights are back at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) as of Sunday, June 13. Lawyer Glenn Napuli, officer-in-charge of Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), confirmed to CDN Digital in a text message…

Cebu City to halt COVID-19 vaccine rollout in 3 sites

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government will temporarily halt its COVID-19 vaccination rollout this Monday, June 14, in three of its four sites. The city government announced on Sunday, June 13, that it have already…

Businesses told: Vaccines not employment precondition

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Businesses here were told not to use COVID-19 vaccination as a precondition for hiring new employees and for those who are set to return for work. This after the Cebu Provincial Board passed…

Cebu-bound travelers from Bohol, Negros Island need RT-PCR, antigen test

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Travelers from Bohol, Negros Oriental, and Negros Occidental will need to take a real time polymerase reaction test (RT-PCR) or a Rapid Antigen Test should they want to come to Cebu. Cebu Governor…

Motorists urged: Drive carefully along rain-damaged Mandaue road

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Motorists are encouraged to be more careful in driving along Lopez Jaena Street in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City after a portion of the road, which has cracked due to the today’s rain,…

NOAH Complex to start operating next week 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has officially inaugurated the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) megavaccination site.  As a symbol of liberation against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the site was inaugurated on Independence…

Gloomy yet peaceful Independence Day in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the early morning downpour, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has assessed a peaceful observance of the 123rd Independence Day today, June 12, 2021, here. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director…

COPs of Cebu warned: Clean police stations or be relieved from your posts

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 50 chiefs of police (COPs) in Cebu province have been warned to clean their police stations in a month’s time or be relieved from their posts. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police…

Palace defends tax hike on schools

Leila B. Salaverria 06/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday defended the Department of Finance (DOF) for pushing a new revenue regulation that would effectively increase the income tax rate to be imposed on private schools. The DOF has supported the…

Police now looking into possible affiliation of 3 slain drug suspects to big-time drug groups

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Operatives from the Police Regional Office are now focussing on identifying the possible criminal groups affiliated with the three drug suspects killed in an armed encounter with the police in Barangay Taptap, Cebu…

Vaccine Board chief: Nearly 28K Mandaue residents jabbed

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Nearly 28,000 or  some 27,764 residents in Mandaue City have already received their COVID-19 vaccines since the COVID-19 vaccination in the city started in March. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of the Mandaue…

Cebu’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy can be applied nationwide if…

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Can Cebu’s Swab-Upon-Arrival policy be adopted nationwide? For Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, only if local governments already have the right systems and surveillance procedures to contain any outbreak of COVID-19. “If you ask…

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